Judge Nicoline Janse van Nieuwenhuizen – North Gauteng High Court
This week on Womanity – Women in Unity, Dr. Amaleya Goneos-Malka talks to Judge Nicoline Janse van Nieuwenhuizen from the Gauteng Division of the High Court. She recounts some of the milestones in her career which led to her becoming a high court judge, and the tremendous responsibilities associated with this role. She shares some of her memorable cases, highlighting the empathy she brings into the courtroom, reminding us of the human element. She notes the gender split in her division is currently weighted 40% female to 60% male, which shows a marked increase in the number of female judges, up from 30% in 2013 for the country. She reflects on the impact of public demand on the gender composition of the counsel they choose to represent them. Tune in for more….